As much as rousting bears are a rite of spring, so is the rousting of construction equipment.
Cook Inlet Regional Inc. has plans for at least two new projects to add to its real estate portfolio.
Passage of House Bill 50 by the Alaska Legislature would allow the Inlet Tower Hotel to continue operations that currently appear to violate its Alaska Housing Finance Corp., or AHFC, loan terms, but has not resolved ongoing legal and financial review of the activities.
JUNEAU — A legislative hearing on a bill allowing the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. to start lending to developers of multi-unit housing projects that include commercial businesses prompted an investigation of the Inlet Tower apartments in Anchorage for what appear to be very public and advertised violations of two provisions of its loan agreement.
The upcoming construction season should be a busy one in Alaska.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages crept closer to their historic lows this week, a trend that could help the housing recovery strengthen.
The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was unchanged this week near historic lows, while the average rate on the 15-year loan fell. Low mortgage rates could help strengthen the housing recovery.
On the whole, Alaska’s housing market remained stable in 2012, but energy costs and government regulations cloud the future, according to Alaska Association of Realtors President Michael Droege.
Recently released prisoners throughout Alaska had a little easier time finding housing in 2012, and that’s helping keep recidivism rates down.
The largest city in the largest state has almost devoured its compact tract of land.